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Nova Religio (2015) 18 (4): 83–101.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Paul Morris Polynesia has a particular place in the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). The region that heralded the Church’s first overseas missions includes seven of the world’s top ten nations in terms of the proportion of Mormons in the population, and it is...
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Nova Religio (2011) 14 (3): 42–63.
Published: 01 February 2011
... restoration of a restoration: he claims to have restored the Mormon movement, which Joseph Smith founded as a restoration of the church Jesus organized, but which Gill claims has fallen into apostasy——particularly its primary iteration, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), which Gill was...
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Nova Religio (2004) 8 (1): 20–38.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Lori G. Beaman Using the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada as an example, I argue that religious minorities who are deemed to be harmful to society are controlled through law, either directly by legislation, through judicial application of legislation, or, more insidiously...
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Nova Religio (2013) 16 (3): 77–94.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Rick Phillips; Ryan Cragun The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—the LDS, or Mormon church—has dominated the state of Utah both culturally and politically since joining the Union in 1896. Scholars note that LDS majorities in Utah and other parts of the Intermountain West foster a...
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Nova Religio (2006) 10 (1): 52–68.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Rick Phillips ABSTRACT: The rapid international expansion of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter——day Saints——the LDS, or Mormon Church——prompts some sociologists to claim that Mormonism is an incipient world religion. This expansion also serves as the basis for several sociological theories of...
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Nova Religio (2004) 8 (1): 5–19.
Published: 01 July 2004
...Martha Bradley ““The Principle”” or plural marriage, as practiced by the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) during the nineteenth century, evolved to encompass a culture of life practices, ideas and meanings for the fundamentalist Mormon polygamists who continue in the...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 99–100.
Published: 29 July 2020
... anthropological anal- yses of texts including scriptures from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), indigenous oral traditions, oral history inter- views, Native American literature, and LDS records and manuscripts. The essays in this book collectively illustrate how indigenous voices have been...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 97–98.
Published: 29 July 2020
..., civic engage- ment, and interfaith dialogue. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints more commonly known as the Mormon or LDS Church was founded in the early nineteenth century and is a hierarchically- structured minority religious organization in the United States that is concentrated primarily...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 77–87.
Published: 29 July 2020
... Terryl L. Givens . Oxford University Press , 2014 . 424 pages. $38.95 cloth; ebook available. Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days, vol. 1, The Standard of Truth, 1815–1846 , edited by Matthew J. Grow , Richard E. Turley Jr. , Steven C. Harper , and Scott A...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 95–97.
Published: 29 July 2020
... emerged in Turkey in the 1960s through the influence of Muslim cleric and scholar Fethulah Gu¨len and is organized largely as a network of individuals devoted to education, civic engage- ment, and interfaith dialogue. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints more commonly known as the Mormon or LDS...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 133–135.
Published: 15 April 2020
..., Prince makes clear that he hopes the book will move the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to a more accepting place of LGBT Mormons and, by extension, prevent LGBT Mormons from attempting suicide. Although Prince, a heterosex- ual Mormon, explicitly advocates for Mormon leaders to welcome LGBT...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 131–133.
Published: 15 April 2020
... to the last pages, Prince makes clear that he hopes the book will move the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to a more accepting place of LGBT Mormons and, by extension, prevent LGBT Mormons from attempting suicide. Although Prince, a heterosex- ual Mormon, explicitly advocates for Mormon...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 135–136.
Published: 15 April 2020
... arguments that Prince proposes. That problem aside, Prince has written a highly read- able book for anyone interested in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints positions on homosexuality and its role in American political debates about same-sex marriage. Brett Krutzsch, New York University...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 69–93.
Published: 15 April 2020
... Christianity and Pentecostalism. Weaver calls attention to the impor- tance of the Latter Rain Revival movement (1948 1952) that helped spur the growth of independent charismatic and Pentecostal churches where gifts of the Holy Spirit, like speaking in tongues, healing, and prophecy, were emphasized.11...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 64–84.
Published: 01 November 2019
... marriages in a civil marriage system continued to be mentioned until civil marriages were finally recognized in 1865. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Mormons polygamy Waldensians Catholic Church civil marriage Kingdom of...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 5–17.
Published: 01 November 2019
... this time often came in the form of both popular and government, even military, intervention. Founded in 1830, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was the frequent target of both modes of interposition ranging from escalating legal and criminal penalties for the practice of plural marriage...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 42–63.
Published: 01 November 2019
... twentieth century, delineated by questions and conflicts about the movement s theological orientation, practical concerns, and racial/ethnic makeup.12 While classical Pentecostal denominations including the Church of God in Christ, the Assemblies of God, the Church of God Cleveland, the United Pentecostal...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 18–41.
Published: 01 November 2019
... Department 19 period. The first community did so by encouraging religious diversity within a Christian socialist framework, the second by reimagining the role of the community as a replacement for the Christian church, and the third by exploring new alternatives to Christianity altogether. These three...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 119–120.
Published: 01 August 2019
... authors experiences as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints rather than in the seemingly neutral language of academia. This is as it should be, Nova Religio 120 ...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 120–122.
Published: 01 August 2019
... authors experiences as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints rather than in the seemingly neutral language of academia. This is as it should be, Nova Religio 120 because the volume s purpose is not neutral and nor, it points out, are those structures and assumptions that guide what...